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August 31, 2014
Golden-Breasted Starling

A golden-breasted starling perches on a tree branch and shows its metallic blue wings inside the free flight area of McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

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July 7, 2014
Kids Acting Up? We’ve Got the Solution

Enjoy free kids summer theater performances tomorrow and all summer at the zoo!

July 6, 2014
Malayan Sun Bear
On a hot, sunny day like today, a Malayan sun bear can find comfort by stretching out in a shady spot.
July 6, 2014
King Weighs In

Curator of Mammals Mark Kamhout offers an update on baby rhino King, who continues to grow—and amaze visitors to the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit.

July 5, 2014
Looking for Prey

Long legs and a long, pointed bill help black-necked stilts prowl wetlands stretching from California to Brazil. You can spot this streamlined species in the Seashore Exhibit at the zoo's McCormick Bird House.

July 5, 2014
Dwarf Mongoose Field Note

The dwarf mongoose is Africa’s smallest carnivore—and it only gets more interesting from there!

July 4, 2014
Photo of the Week: July 4

Happy Independence Day! Who better to represent the holiday than bald eagle Ethan at Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit? The proud predator—and symbol of our nation—stands watch in our Photo of the Week.

July 3, 2014
New Mangalitsa Piglet

The Farm-in-the-Zoo is very excited to welcome a new Mangalitsa piglet, born just this week!

July 3, 2014
Go with the Flow this Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend is a perfect time to drop in on a Yoga at the Zoo Presented by Walgreens class.

July 2, 2014
A Sitting Cygnet

The trumpeter swan cygnets at the Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond are still fluffy—but growing fast! Have you seen the four little birds keeping up with mom and dad?

July 1, 2014
The Kid is All Right

Kalsang, the male Sichuan takin calf born April 23 at the zoo, has been actively exploring the herd’s outdoor exhibit at the Antelope & Zebra Area.

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